Bottom line is, if you like shmups, you’ll want to add this to your digital gaming library. If this genre doesn’t interest you, I’d hold off for the forthcoming Contra and Castlevania collections.
Lambert: “You admire it.”
Ash: “I admire its purity.”
“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.”
Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.
-Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
It is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
With its untold depths, couldn’t the sea keep alive such huge specimens of life from another age, this sea that never changes while the land masses undergo almost continuous alteration? Couldn’t the heart of the ocean hide the last–remaining varieties of these titanic species, for whom years are centuries and centuries millennia?
-Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: A Tour of the Underwater World